In Loving

William Curtis DeCatur

Jul 14, 1929 – Dec 15, 2015

My best friend died today, William Curtis DeCatur, 86, died Tuesday, December 15, 2015.He is survived by his wife, Theresa Morrow DeCatur; three sons Alan (Paige), David (Terry) and Steve; two step-grandsons Jason and Logan; and his very special granddaughter, Carolyn E. DeCatur; sisters Frances Simpson (Billy) of Lovingston, VA and Margaret Cooper of Troy, VA; and a number of nieces, nephews and good friends; and his special dog, Molly.Curtis was a member of Louisa Baptist Church and served faithfully in many areas as long as he was able. He owned a real estate office with United National and was fourth in the nation in sales one year with that company. Curtis served proudly in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict and kept many planes in the air for our fighting men. He was at Andrews Air Force base in the civil service for many years where he continued his love of flying that lead to him getting his private pilot’s license and owning three of his own planes.Mr. DeCatur was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Ann DeCatur; his mother, Sarah Eleanor DeCatur and his father, Claude DeCatur; two sisters Helen Bennett and Virginia Adelaide Huffman.The family will receive friends Friday, December 18th from 6 to 8 pmat Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, VA. A celebration of life for family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 19 at Louisa Baptist Church, 305 East Main Street, Louisa, Lunch will follow in the Church Fellowship Hall.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300 • Charlottesville, VA 22911